Paul Okwi

Paul Okwi is a Senior Program Officer for the Think Tank Initiative based at IDRC’s Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa (Nairobi).

Prior to joining IDRC, Paul worked for the World Bank in Kampala, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Nairobi and was a lecturer at Makerere University.

Paul has a PhD in Economics from the University of Cape Town, and an MA in Economic Policy and Planning from Makerere University. He has published extensively on welfare and income inequality, poverty mappings, geographic determinants of poverty, and natural resource economics.